Australia has released what the government says is the world's first ever how-to-guide for combating radical Islamist propaganda in southeast Asia.
Comment: Helen Clark did not lightly enter the contest to become the UN Secretary-General and she is not going to quit lightly, NZ Herald political editor Audrey Young writes.
Facebook will not become a media company but remain as a technology platform, founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says.
Four early childcare teachers have successfully argued that not stating an official start date for a 90-day trial period in an employment agreement voided the entire trial.
A Canterbury man has been charged with assaulting a three-month old baby.
Most areas of the country are warming up, just in time for spring.
An Auckland Scout group says "low-lives" stole items, purchased after months of fundraising, from their boatshed during Friday night's storm.
A teenager accused of raiding a Christchurch dairy armed with an axe has been granted bail today.
A faulty test may be why Hastings District Council was unaware for five days that the Havelock North water supply was contaminated.
A brawl reportedly involving up to 100 Auckland school students was believed to be a retaliation from an earlier incident, where a fight broke out at a church.
Video has emerged of the unbelievable moment a rally car flies into the air and jumps over a dog walking along a dirt road.
Support for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has fallen to an all-time low, a new poll shows.
The man who shot and killed John Lennon in New York City nearly 36 years ago has again failed to persuade a state parole board to release him from prison on parole
Labor is accusing the Turnbull government of being "entirely deceptive" about a budget savings bill it wants the opposition to support.
Four small fires were lit on John Wilson Ocean Drive in Dunedin last night.
The US and India have signed an agreement governing the use of each other's land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defence ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China.
Adult female mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus along to their offspring, US researchers say - a finding that makes clear the need for pesticide programmes that kill both adult mosquitoes and eggs.
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has polled exactly the same votes as she did in the third round of the Security Council's votes for the UN's top job.
A young Thai couple who lost their life savings when their food caravan was stolen have found the vehicle thanks to "the power of social media".
A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway.